My Body, My Choice? Destiny’s Story

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When the father of a preborn child wants his baby to live, but his girlfriend decides to get an abortion, he is powerless in protecting the life of his child because the law maintains it is “her body, her choice” – the “power of ‘choice’” is legally hers and hers alone. This was the conundrum in which Destiny’s boyfriend found …

A Tender Mercy: Bianca’s Story

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Happy endings sometimes come with twists and turns. In Bianca’s case, her “happy ending” differed from what we normally expect in a save story. Bianca had grown up in a dysfunctional family and her relationship with her mom was, at best, contentious. Her mother’s boyfriends would frequently take an interest in Bianca, inciting her mother’s jealousy. Bianca and her two-year-old …

Today’s Save Story: Savannah

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Savannah looked at the pregnancy test in her hands. Two lines. Pregnant. Again. The words of her boyfriend rang in Savannah’s mind: “I’m out of here if you get pregnant. You can deal with it on your own.” “Momma, Momma, are you in there?” It was Savannah’s son, and his plaintive voice and knocks on the bathroom door snapped her …

Today’s Save Story: Margaret

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“Margaret, you cannot be serious! You cannot keep this baby! You have to have an abortion!” Margaret was utterly crushed. Her parents’ words had cut her to the heart. A young college student, and still highly reliant on her family, Margaret felt like their decision about her unexpected pregnancy had to be her decision. Even so, Margaret had always thought …

Today’s Save Story: Tiana

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Everywhere Tiana went, she brought joy and laughter with her. Already the mother of four young children, Tiana wanted nothing more than to be the best mother she could possibly be. Her family had not been supportive of her choosing life for her children and her last conversation with her own mother had left deep wounds. Her mother’s words ran …